About Meaning and Definition


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What is the definition About? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Words starting with About, Words ending with About, Related sentences, How to pronounce? Synonyms, Derivations, Example sentences, Antonyms and more...

About meaning

Word: About

How to pronounce: əˈbaʊt

Preposition

Definitions:

1. On the subject of; concerning.

Example sentences: "I was thinking about you"

2. Used to indicate movement within a particular area.

Example sentences: "She looked about the room"

3. Used to express location in a particular place.

Example sentences: "Rugs strewn about the hall"

Adverb

Definitions:

1. Used to indicate movement in an area.

Example sentences: "Men were floundering about"

2. Used to express location in a particular place.

Example sentences: "There was a lot of flu about"

3. (used with a number or quantity) approximately.

Example sentences: "Reduced by about 5 percent"


Synonyms:

regarding

approximately

next to

nigh

roughly

around

near

over

with respect

in relation to

nearly

just about

virtually

almost

practically

somewhere

some

round

concerning

like

say

or so

much

most


Antonyms:

exactly

away

outside of

precisely

far away

without


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About in Other Languages...

Spanish: Sobre

German: über

French: Sur

Italian: Su

Turkish: Hakkında


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